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Borobudur Temple, Rice Field and Merapi Volcano "Close Up" Tour in 2 Days / 1 Night

Description :
On this BOROBUDUR & RICEFIELD TOUR+MERAPI VOLCANO "CLOSE UP" 2 DAYS / 1 NIGHT you will experienced Indonesian hospitality by visiting : Ricefield and Farmer,s Activities, Borobudur Temple, Mt. Merapi Observatory at. Babadan, Borobudur, Pawon, and Mendut temple
 
Duration : 2 days / 1 night
Required participant : minimum 2 (two) persons
for different number of participant(s) please see our different offer at Jogja Central Java Tour Package section
 
Tour inclusions
a. Transfer and tours as per the itinerary.
b. Meals  as indicated in the itinerary
c. 1 nigth stay in accommodation (twin/double/triple share) at specified Hotels/guesthouse/home stay
d. Entrance and Donation fees
e Mineral water
f. Friendly English speaking tour guide (other language are on request)
g. Refreshment
 
Price not inclusive of
a. Airfare, Travel insurance
b. Any personal expenses, such as: laundry services, phone call, tipping, soft and alcohol drink
 
Travel Itinerary :
Day 1. BOROBUDUR & RICEFIELD TOUR [5 HOURS]
Visit : Ricefield and Farmer,s Activities, Borobudur Temple
Upon arrival in Yogyakarta, meet and greet by our tour guide then together we drive to Borobudur for exploring the magnificent Borobudur Temple. 
Eventhough there is no written record of who built Borobudur or of its intended purpose. The construction time has been estimated by comparison between carved reliefs on the temple's hidden foot and the inscriptions commonly used in royal charters during the eight and ninth centuries. Borobudur was likely founded around 800 AD. This corresponds to the period between 760–830 AD, the peak of the Sailendra dynasty in central Java, when it was under the influence of the Srivijayan Empire. The construction has been estimated to have taken 75 years and been completed during the reign of Samaratungga in 825.
Afterwards we will also explore the rice fields surrounding the temple. This easy walk explores the route follow old pathways amongst shady bamboo groves and village gardens before entering a wide, open landscape of rice terraces and palms. 
Along the way, we will discover tropical plants as your guide explains how the local people make practical use of them. From June to August there will be an opportunity to experience the traditional way of harvesting rice.
Upon completion of the tour we drive back to Yogyakarta for check-in and overnight.
 
Day 2. MERAPI VOLCANO "CLOSE UP" [6 HOURS]
Visit : Mt. Merapi Observatory at. Babadan, Borobudur, Pawon, and Mendut temple
Morning depart to Babadan village where you can visit one of observation posts to watch over Mt.Merapi volcano activity. It is the closest place (2,5 km) from its’ crater. Beautiful scenery of plantation and other local agricultural product field on the way. In Babadan you can see the home of seismograph and old bunker used by the volcanologists observe the activity of one of the world’s most active volcano. Take a deep of your breath while enjoying the scenery around. Afterward, drive to Borobudur and visit Borobudur, Pawon and Mendut temple on the way back to Jogja. End of services.